COM(2013) 136 final
Recommendation for a
authorising the opening of negotiations on a comprehensive trade and investment agreement, called the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, between the European Union and the United States of America...
The EU and the US share political and economic interests founded on democracy, the rule of law and universal human rights. Both the EU and the US are global actors making a substantial contribution to world peace and security and addressing global challenges such as poverty reduction...." read more here:
in December we had: